PortlandNeighborhood.com

Welcome to YOUR Portland Neighborhood Community

Food and Climate Day: A garden rededication, info fair and panel discussion lead by Anna Lappé

Event Details

Food and Climate Day:  A garden rededication, info fair and panel discussion lead by Anna Lappé

Time: April 18, 2010 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: City Hall Garden and the Portland Building
Event Type: panel, discussion, garden, info-fair
Organized By: Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Latest Activity: Mar 31, 2010

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Food and Climate Day
April 18, 2010
1:00 P.M.
Rededication of the City Hall Better Together Garden
City Hall (1221 S.W. Fourth)
See the spring plantings and get vegetable gardening advice from OSU Master Gardeners, Oregon Tilth and the City of Portland Community Gardens program.
2:00 P.M. Food and the Climate Challenge: What You Can Do About It
Portland Building (1120 SW Fifth)
Anna Lappé, television host and author of Diet for a Hot Planet
Scott Givot, President, International Association of Culinary Professionals
Chris Schreiner, Executive Director, Oregon Tilth
Allison Hensey, Oregon Environmental Council
Kunmar Venkat, President, CleanMetrics.

Our food system is likely responsible for a third of global greenhouse gas emissions, yet Johns Hopkins University reports that of four thousand articles on climate change published in sixteen leading U.S. newspapers, only 1 percent had a “substantial focus” on food and agriculture.
In her recently released book, Diet for a Hot Planet, Anna Lappé says, “If we are serious about addressing climate change we have to talk about food.” Lappé will lead that conversation in Portland on Sunday April 18 where she will participate in a panel discussion, Food and the Climate Challenge: What You Can Do About It. This free event will also feature other area experts who will address how food affects our personal and environmental health and the simple steps we all can take to make a difference.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Food and Climate Day: A garden rededication, info fair and panel discussion lead by Anna Lappé to add comments!

Join PortlandNeighborhood.com

Attending (1)

Latest Activity

Earl R. Thomas posted photos
yesterday
Susan Danh posted a blog post

Tiny House Needs a Home

We are currently building a tiny house on a 20 foot trailer and are looking for a place to call home in Portland.We are a couple in our late twenties (blackjack dealer/baker and a school teacher) with a friendly 34 pound dog. The house is an attempt to simplify our lives and will allow us to focus on important things besides our finances.The house is 139.5 square feet and comes complete with a kitchen, living area, sleeping loft, 32 inch shower and a compost toilet. It requires an electric…See More
yesterday
Susan Danh posted a photo

Tiny House Needs a Home

We are currently building a tiny house on a 20 foot trailer and are looking for a place to call home in Portland.We are a couple in our late twenties (blackjack dealer/baker and a school teacher) with a friendly 34 pound dog. The house is an attempt…
yesterday
Susan Danh posted a discussion

Tiny House Needs a Home

We are currently building a tiny house on a 20 foot trailer and are looking for a place to call home in Portland.We are a couple in our late twenties (blackjack dealer/baker and a school teacher) with a friendly 34 pound dog. The house is an attempt to simplify our lives and will allow us to focus on important things besides our finances.The house is 139.5 square feet and comes complete with a kitchen, living area, sleeping loft, 32 inch shower and a compost toilet. It requires an electric…See More
yesterday
Profile IconPamela Campbell, Misty Erwin and Susan Danh joined PortlandNeighborhood.com
yesterday
Earl R. Thomas posted a photo
Monday
Brewvana -Portland Brewery Tours posted events
Friday
Profile IconLinda Lee Whatley, Alexa Divett and Nikki "Nix" Shannon joined PortlandNeighborhood.com
Friday

Badge

Loading…

Powell's Books Picks

California

by Edan Lepucki

Tibetan Peach Pie

by Tom Robbins

All the Light We Cannot See

by Anthony Doerr

The Boys in the Boat

by Daniel James Brown

© 2014   Created by Lorri E..

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service